Die schönste Sache in der Welt ist die Redefreiheit.
Step out of my sunlight.
Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance and shimmy, and you've got an audience!
We are more curious about the meaning of dreams than about things we see when awake.
Time is the most valuable thing that a man can spend.
We have two ears and only one tongue in order that we may hear more and speak less.
Antisthenes used to say that envious people were devoured by their own disposition, just as iron is by rust.
Thales said there was no difference between life and death. Why, then, said some one to him, do not you die? Because, said he, it does make no difference.
Bias used to say that men ought to calculate life both as if they were fated to live a long and a short time, and that they ought to love one another as if at a future time they would come to hate one another; for that most men were bad.
Very late in life, when he was studying geometry, some one said to Lacydes, Is it then a time for you to be learning now? If it is not, he replied, when will it be?
The chief good he has defined to be the exercise of virtue in a perfect life.
In the time of Pythagoras that proverbial phrase Ipse dixit was introduced into ordinary life.
Aristotle was once asked what those who tell lies gain by it. Said he, That when they speak truth they are not believed.
Democritus says, But we know nothing really; for truth lies deep down.
Time is the image of eternity.